Dr Neena Lakhani

Job: Senior Lecturer, Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: Leicester School of Pharmacy

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH.

T: +44 (0)116 207 8279

E: nlakhani@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk/hls


Key research outputs

PhD thesis ‘An exploration of Factors affecting the use of community pharmacy services by South Asians in Leicester’.

Research interests/expertise

  • Ethnicity and diversity pharmacy practice
  • Pharmaceutical public health
  • Respiratory therapeutics
  • Medicines management
  • Inter-professional education.

Expertise: qualitative research, action research

Areas of teaching

  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Interprofessional Education (IPE).


  • BPharm
  • MSc
  • DipHospPharm
  • PhD

Honours and awards

Distinction and project prize, MSc (Chelsea College, July 1981).

Membership of external committees

Member of Leicestershire Medicines Management Strategy Group (LMSG) (from 2010).

Leicestershire Pharmaceutical Committee member (from 2008).

Membership of professional associations and societies

  • LNR Pharmacy Practice Forum Committee member
  • Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (since 2010)
  • Registered with General Pharmaceutical Council (since 2010) formerly the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1980-2010).

Professional licences and certificates

Practicing pharmacist since 1980.

Consultancy work

Primary Care Research Network (East Midlands and South Yorkshire)
Consultant Pharmacist - Community and primary care pharmacy services.
Currently available. 

Externally funded research grants information

Evaluation of the Minor ailments scheme, funded byLeicester City PCT. Research Assistant started Dec 2009 to Sept 2010.

Transforming Inter-profesional Groups through open Education Resources (TIGER). The TIGER project is a consortium project at the Universities of Northampton, Leicester and De Montfort funded by JISC and the Higher Education Academy. Research Assistant started Sept 2010.

Professional esteem indicators

Journal of Inter-Professional Care (guest reviewer).

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